TriStar Athletes kids camp & Ridgefield Parks and Recreation
Start: Monday, June 24, 2013 @ 1:00 PM (EDT)
Ridgefield , CT 06877
Registration Closing Date
Saturday, June 22, 2013 @ 11:59 PM (EDT)
Kids Triathlon Camp is a 5 day camp that touches on all 3 disciplines of a triathlon. It is geared toward children ages 7 – 13 yrs. Each day the campers will swim, bike and run. This camp will be run by Cliff Scherb, of TriStar Athletes.com, and Adam Daniels, (Both USA Triathlon level 1 and 2 Coachs. The children are taught varying drills for each discipline as well as tips on how to handle each discipline while racing.
The main goal of the camp is to provide a fun and healthy atmosphere as well as help make the transition to racing easier by providing helpful hints. The camp will culminate with a mini-triathlon on Friday afternoon: 7-8 & 9-10 age group: Swim 100 yards, Bike 2 miles, Run 0.5 mile 11-13 age group: Swim 200 yards, Bike 3 miles, Run 1 mile Minimum Eligibility Requirements: Participants must be able to swim one lap of a pool (25 yards), run one lap of a track (1/4 mile) and bike one mile. Each participant must have his/her own bicycle and helmet. Campers must become youth members of USA Triathlon for $5 at usatriatlon.org and sign the USAT waiver. ON the first day, each camper will receive a water bottle, and a camp T-shirt.